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  • A visit during the quieter seasons in Yosemite Mariposa County reveals a wealth of exceptional sights not available to your average summer visitor. Let us invite you to discover all that the autumn, winter and spring seasons have to offer.

  • Fall foliage abounds in Yosemite Mariposa County. Take a look at where to find the best autumn color in the high country, at mid-elevations like Yosemite Valley, and in the rich rolling foothills of Yosemite’s gold country.

  • Bring the family out for a celebration of butterflies at the annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival. Kids of all ages enjoy the parade, music, delicious food and the much-anticipated butterfly release. New this year – a classic car and truck show with categories like “My daddy would be proud”. Hope we’ll see you there!

  • Searching for spring things to do in Yosemite Mariposa County? Discover 5 sumptuous days of activities to make the heart sing – from waterfalls to wildflowers to the perfect locally brewed beer to top it all off.

  • Get outta town for Mother’s Day with fabulous mom-centric delights. Discover fresh air, fresh scenery, and fresh food at one of the delicious local restaurants. Take time to recharge with a refreshing spa treatment and some retail-therapy. Thanks, Mom, for everything you do.

  • Time to start planning a national park road trip! California is home to nine national parks from the highest point to the lowest in the continental US. Here’s how to make Yosemite Mariposa County a centerpiece to your epic summer road trip adventure.

  • Fewer people, beautiful scenery and the locals are out to play. Why the winter time is the best time to spot wildlife in Yosemite Mariposa County.

  • From ice-crusted waterfalls to iconic rock formations hugged by clouds, from rolling green ranch land dotted with galloping horses to an unusual winter phenomenon known as the Yosemite Firefall, there are no shortage of things to photograph in Yosemite in winter.

  • Yosemite Mariposa County has a rich diversity of wildflowers. Flowers begin to bloom in the foothills starting in March and continue to blossom into August at higher elevations. Find out how to experience a touch of spring beauty.

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